Hank Mobley

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  • Release Date: 31 Mar 2009
  • PRCD-24063-2

The largely spontaneous blowing-session albums of the Fifties were a very special form of jazz, putting a particular premium on a musician’s ability to leap to a high level of improvisation without much time for preparation, and demanding an almost instinctive unity between the players. Hank Mobley was certainly one of the preeminent masters of this idiom, as he demonstrates on this reissue of his two classic Prestige albums, Mobley’s Message and Mobley’s Second… MORE